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Insight

22 June 17

The Spanish payment landscape: innovation gains on tradition

Even if cash is still king in Spain, representing an estimated 80 percent of the total number of retail transactions, innovative methods of payment are advancing in the country. Spain is a frontrunner for instant and Person-to-Person (P2P) mobile payments. Another electronic instrument, SEPA Direct Debit...

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Insight

12 September 17

Update on UK Open Banking

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. In July the Open Banking Implementation Entity released specifications for the ‘Read/Write’ payment initiation and account information Application Programming Interfaces...

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Insight

29 October 12

SEPA Migration: Facts, Figures and Best Practice

European Union Regulation sets deadline for migration to the Single Euro Payments Area On 30 March 2012, the 'Regulation (EU) No 260/2012 establishing technical and business requirements for credit transfers and direct debits in euro and amending Regulation (EC) No 924/2009', was published in the...

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Insight

06 March 17

Instant payments: lessons learned from early adopters

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. The ability to offer instant payments has become a necessity for banks around the world as they keep up with customer expectations and set themselves up strategically...

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